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Rio Tinto signs Australia's biggest renewable power deal

22 February, 2024

Rio Tinto has announced it has signed a second renewable power purchase agreement for is Gladstone aluminium operations.


Perth wastewater facility to receive $238.5 million upgrade

14 February, 2024

Work has begun on a $238.5 million upgrade to Water Corporation's Woodman Point Water Resource Recovery Facility in Western Australia.


Titomic sells cold spray system to Volvo Group for its MRO services

09 February, 2024

Australian company Titomic Limited has announced the sale of its low pressure cold spray system to Volvo Trucks in Sweden.


Rio Tinto to utilise solar energy in Gladstone

24 January, 2024

Rio Tinto has announced plans to drive the development of Australia's largest solar farm.


The evolution of social licence

15 January, 2024 by Glenn Johnson, Editor, Process Technology

The 'social licence to operate' term first came about in reference to mining companies, but now almost any company must be seen to be operating responsibly.


2024 Thought Leaders: Mark Ferguson

11 January, 2024

Mark Ferguson of Kaishan Australia discusses the challenges of industry and building resilience.


Schneider Electric Pacific awards first Cybersecurity Specialisation

04 January, 2024

SAFEgroup Automation has become the first company in the Pacific region to be awarded a Schneider Electric Industry Pacific Cybersecurity Specialisation.


Sustainability through process automation: a conversation with Endress+Hauser and Rockwell Automation

11 December, 2023 by Glenn Johnson, Editor

Discussing sustainability with Matthias Altendorf and Scott Wooldridge.


Rio Tinto to increase solar power to Weipa bauxite operations

04 December, 2023

New solar farm and battery storage to power the Amrun bauxite operations on Cape York.


BHP's Northern Goldfields solar facility goes live

23 November, 2023

BHP has switched on its first large-scale solar and battery facility for its Nickel West operations in Western Australia.


Fortescue to establish a major US manufacturing facility

20 November, 2023

Fortescue has unveiled plans to inaugurate a cutting-edge Advanced Manufacturing Centre in Michigan, USA.


Agreement signed for Australia's largest vanadium electrolyte facility

13 November, 2023

Mineral processor Tivan has announced that it has signed a letter of intent with Larrakia Energy for elecricity to support a vanadium electolyte facility.


Tri-lateral alliance formed to address AUKUS workforce needs

09 November, 2023

The AUKUS Workforce Alliance has been formed to help in preparing a skilled workforce in support of Australia's pathway to sovereign nuclear-powered submarines.


Mount Isa copper mine to close

31 October, 2023

Glencore has announced that after 60 years of copper mining, the Mount Isa Mines underground copper operations will close in 2025.


SICK and Endress+Hauser to join forces in process automation

30 October, 2023

SICK and Endress+Hauser have signed a joint memorandum of understanding for a strategic partnership.


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